Tag "Clootielugs"

New additions to our shop: Christening/wedding presents for £15

Avocado Sweet is delighted to launch these new Christening, wedding or birthday presents handmade by Clootielugs in Scotland. These sweet little birds with their reclaimed textile bodies and electric cable copper wire legs can be personalised to include names and dates. Part of their charm is their diminutive size and the obvious hand stitching on the vintage fabrics.  Each bird is unique but approximate colours can be ordered. Exact pattern

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Clootielugs – little birds big on charm

We fell for these sweet little birds, with their washing machine copper wire legs and reclaimed textile bodies, last week at The Pittenweem Arts Festival. At only £10 each, they were flying out of the shop on tiny felt wings.     Jill Kitson is the artist and maker behind the Fife based label Clootielugs. A graduate of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, these days Jill loves

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